Here's what's coming next in the stimulus war

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Updates at the bottom.

Now that Governor Mark Sanford has bought 75 more days to contest the use of $700 million in borrowed dollars for schools, higher education, and publicly safety, The State has done the prudent move and asses what the next steps are.

Read more stories on this subject in our stimulus topic page.In short: We can expect Sanford to keep pushing the Legislature to pay down debt, expect U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn to work to circumvent Sanford, and for camps to begin bracing for a legal showdown in the S.C. Supreme Court.

But, go over to The State and see the mechanics behind these possibilities.

Update, April 5: The Post and Courier's conservative editorial department is lampooning Sanford for not taking the money, while The State has penned an opinion about a possible out through the state Legislature creating a new law.